Elizabeth Warren And Ayanna Pressley Want An Investigation Into Racial Inequities In The US Pandemic Response
The US government needs to investigate whether Black, Latino, and Native American communities most impacted by the pandemic have received adequate coronavirus relief funds, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ayanna Pressley wrote to the Government Accountability Office. “To date, the federal government has spent trillions of dollars to sustain our health system and mitigate the
Welcome to Pollapalooza, our (mostly1) weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week On a very basic level, one big reason why President Trump lost reelection is that he wasn’t very popular. As of Nov. 3, his job approval rating was just 44.6 percent, and his disapproval rating was 52.6 percent, according to FiveThirtyEight’s presidential approval
“The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Thursday asked Chris Krebs, the fired former chief of U.S. cybersecurity, to fact-check President Donald Trump’s latest round of disinformation about fraud in the 2020 election. And, one by one, Krebs debunked or clarified false claims the president made in a 46-minute rant on Facebook ― from votes being counted
“Ignore whatever is going on with that circus,” she urged during a segment Thursday analyzing how the coronavirus is again surging across the United States while outgoing President Donald Trump continues his futile attempts to steal the 2020 election. “What the coronavirus task force in the White House is telling public health officials to do
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has revealed how her husband, Doug Emhoff, will be addressed once she takes office. “Is he the second gentleman?” Tapper asked about Emhoff, who will leave his job at law firm DLA Piper before Biden’s inauguration. “Is he the second dude? What should we be calling him?” Harris laughed before responding: “Well,
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday handed another loss to the Trump campaign’s effort to undo President-elect Joe Biden’s win in Pennsylvania, with a judge — one of Trump’s nominees — writing that the campaign’s “claims have no merit.” In a 3-0 decision, the US Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit rejected
Wild GOP election conspiracies could end up delivering a stinging backlash to Republicans. Because of their conspiracy theories, some GOP voters are considering boycotting crucial runoff elections in Georgia for a pair of Senate seats, Politico reports. The runoff races Jan. 5 will determine which party controls the Senate. According to ongoing conspiracy theories being gobbled
CNN’s Jake Tapper responded to Donald Trump’s outburst at a reporter on Thursday with a stark reminder for the president ― that he won’t be in office for much longer. Trump snapped at Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason for interrupting him during one of his lengthy, conspiracy theory-filled rambles in a press conference that followed the
President Donald Trump sat at a small-looking desk to baselessly rant about election fraud on Thanksgiving, and Twitter users had a field day with the furniture. ASSOCIATED PRESS President Donald Trump spoke with reporters following a video chat with members of the military, and the tiny desk he sat at became a meme. Photographs from
Could Social Alienation Among Some Trump Supporters Help Explain Why Polls Underestimated Trump Again?
Donald Trump was once again underestimated by the polls. On the one hand, this polling error is fairly normal. We’re not talking about huge polling misses, and the polls still “called” the election correctly: Joe Biden won. But that said, it does seem as if polls are still failing to capture some of Trump’s support.